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Skills development

Covid-19 Update

University support services including 301 and Careers have moved online, you will find the latest information here.

You will find the latest library updates here.

Developing your research project

Guidance on how to develop your research project.

Doctoral Development Programme (DDP)

Find out more about the DDP, a flexible training programme that all research students will engage with throughout their studies.

Data Management

Find out more about data management training and Data Management Plan requirements.

Library training and information:

Departmental Style Guide

The Department's style guide offers useful advice on presentation as well as guidelines about referencing and bibliographies.

The Style Guide is a very comprehensive document, so a Quick Style Guide covering the basics is also available here.

Avoiding unfair means

It is important to be aware of the University's guidelines and how to avoid the use of unfair means.

The Writing Advisory Service

The Writing Advisory Service is offered by the ELTC to help you develop your academic writing skills - there are services aimed at all students and some aimed specifically at international students.

Modern Languages Teaching Centre

The MLTC provides languages modules to students who require language capability to support their research. MLTC modules can be take as part of the Doctoral Development Programme where they are directly relevant to your research.

301: Student Skills and Development Centre

301 offers a range of tutorials, workshops, and other activities to support skills and development.

 Careers Service

The Careers Service offers a range of services to develop your skills and improve your employability.

The Library

The library offers a range of information skills tutorials and workshops to help support your learning and research.

Key tutorials include:

Library Connect

The library's online database of FAQs. You can also live chat, text for help or submit a question.

Got another question? just get in touch:

General library queries (staffed 7 days a week)

Library Helpdesk

Phone: 0114 222 7200
Twitter: @UniSheffieldLib

Subject specific queries (Monday-Friday)

Steve McIndoe
Faculty Librarian

Phone: 0114 222 7363
Twitter: @LibrarianArts